Ski resorts open as snowfall continues
The Ski Club of Great Britain reports that five to ten centimetres of snowfall ensured the French ski resorts of Courchevel and Meribel had a particularly good start to the snow sports season.
People planning to take ski holidays in Canada will be glad to hear that temperatures fell as low as minus 40 degrees last weekend, giving Fernie, Revelstoke and Kicking Horse in British Columbia a good start.
The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) recently highlighted the variety that can be found while taking holidays in the country.
According to Susan Iris, vice president of strategic initiatives and 2010 Winter Games at the CTC, "iconic" experiences await visitors to the country thanks to urban cities and cultural attractions.
Visitors from key European markets made 996,876 overnight trips to Canada, figures from CTC recently showed.
Written by Chris Smith.
Date Posted: 09 Nov 2016
For one day only, Courchevel is opening its slopes early so keen skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the fresh snow. There has been so much snow in the 3 Valleys resort in the past week that lift operators have decided there is enough to open the lifts early. Courchevel has had 50 cm of snow in the la...
Date Posted: 29 Feb 2016
An extra 50 cm of snow has fallen over the weekend in some of our leading ski resorts and lots more is forecast this week! As the freezing level is set to drop, snow could hit as low as 1000m in places with over 100cm of snow predicted. The heaviest snow falls have been in the southern ski areas, in...
Date Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Courchevel opens early! For one day only, Courchevel in France will open for FREE on Wednesday 25th November, before officially opening on 5th December. After nearly 100cm of snow fell in the resort over the weekend, Courchevel has decided to celebrate by opening 3 lifts and 3 slopes for some m...